- Apr 20, 2021
one of my biggest pet peeves when it reffers to Sonic has been hearing people talking about how Sonic shoudn't take itself seriously because "he's a blue hedgehog that GOTTA GO FAST XD" and that "He shoudn't be taken seriously", people tend to instantly reject the idea of a Sonic game taking itself seriously, because "Mario isn't serious so shoudn't Sonic" and here's why i think that's pure BS
- "Serious" doesn't necessarily mean Dark and Edgy, for example, Earthbound was a serious game despite having a lot of quirky humor
- Sonic isn't Mario, he was meant to be "edgier" than Mario in everyway, that was the appeal of Sonic, i think having Sonic fight world ending threats with butt rock compared to rescuing the princess for the 90000th time is part of the appeal.
- just because one game screwed it up doesn't mean all of the serious games are "bad" or have "bad stories", Sonic Adventure, Adventure 2, Shadow, Secret Rings, Unleashed and Black Knight all had good storytelling with a more fleshed out world and characters, just because 06 had a princess kissing Sonic doesn't mean SA2 did or